Mechatronics Technology

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honours in Mechatronics Technology degree programme offered in the Department of Materials and Mechanical Technology provides graduates with technical proficiency and professional competence emphasizing the need of developing innovative graduates who are capable of solving engineering technology-related problems in real-world industrial applications. Mechatronics Technology graduates are prepared to apply principles related to the discipline to practice engineering technology at the professional level in related industries.

Mechatronics Technology mainly focuses on the synergistic integration of mechanical engineering, with electronics and intelligent computer control in the design and manufacturing of industrial products and processes.

  • The first year of study aims at providing necessary knowledge in basic sciences together with the Engineering Technology-oriented modules.
  • Modules offered in the second and third years of the program are designed to provide Engineering Technology-oriented knowledge in the focused areas.
  • The sixth semester is devoted to industrial training.
  • In the fourth year, undergraduates are expected to conduct their final year research/design project.
  • Courses Offered

    Subject Areas

    • Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)
    • Industrial Automation
    • Electrical and Electronics
    • Control Systems
    • Sensors and Actuators
    • Building Automation 
    • Robotics
    • Embedded Systems
    • Hydraulic and Pneumatic
    • Graphical Programming
    • Power Electronics
    • Mechatronic System Modelling

    Higher Studies and Career Paths

    After successful completion of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honors Degree, students with outstanding academic standings are eligible to enroll in MSc, MTech, MPhil and PhD programs locally and internationally.

    The career opportunities in Mechatronics Technology mainly are Robotics and  Automation Implementations, Academia and Research,  Control system design/troubleshooting, and Electronics System Manufacturing. Mechanical system Manufacturing, Maintaining and testing instrumentation, Industrial Manufacturing, Process Control, Reliability and Quality Control,  Industrial Management, Technical Service, and  Entrepreneurship